The zoomable map is an intriguing idea. OK, so it’s not very practical, and it’s a poor substitute for a phone with mapping technology, but it’s innovative nonetheless.
Gil Scott-Heron’s first release of original material in many years is suitably dark and oppressive, from an artist that’s been battling his inner demons for the best part of four decades.
The Casio Databank watch is so deliciously space-age (circa 1975) that it stinks of Buck Rogers’ perineum.
The Happy Daschund Lamp is… well… really quite happy. I’d love to import one into the UK, were it not for the fact that it’d most likely be a fire hazard due to the difference in voltage.
We entered a raffle at a charity event last September, and, joy of joys, we’ve finally received our prize, a Philips HR1366 hand blender. … Despite not being a Catholic, or even slightly religious, I felt compelled to telephone Pope Ratzinger immediately to tell him the exciting news.
British artist Ione Rucquoi’s portfolio demonstrates that she’s a nutcase of the highest order, but hey, she’s a talented nutcase.
Northern exile Alis Pelleschi may reside in Birmingham, but it hasn’t stopped her taking some nice photos.
Benny Goodman was a Smirnoff man, if the Vintage Ad Browser is to be believed. Either way, it’s a great resource.
City boy turned illustrator Simon Page is interviewed on Grain Feed . The interview itself is far from gripping, but his portfolio contains some pleasing experiments with geometry and type.